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 The holiday season is about to start, and you might have already started planning about how you are going to spend it this time. It must involve friends, family, good food, a lot of presents and you cannot miss out on watching movies. What could be a better choice than watching the classic Christmas movies during the holiday season, and there are a lot of options available for you in that genre? However, do not get confused among those many choices. When you take care of everything else, we have got you covered when it comes to movies. In this article, we have listed the best Christmas movies available on the major streaming services. Let’s scroll down and find the right picks for you.

Home Alone

Home Alone is one of the best Christmas movies to watch with your family during the holiday season. You will have some good laughs watching the story of eight-year-old Kevin, who is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Paris to celebrate Christmas. Although he likes being in-charge for some time, he has to struggle to defend the house against the thieves trying to break in. This movie is directed by legendary director Chris Columbus. Macaulay Culkin (Kevin McCallister), Joe Pesci (Harry Lime), Daniel Stern (Marv Merchants), and Catherine O’Hara (Kate McCallister) are starring in this movie. Home Alone is rated 7.6 on IMDb. You can watch this movie on Amazon Prime Video or buy or rent on YouTube.

Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street is a Christmas classic from 1947. This movie has an interesting storyline where a nice old man claims to be Santa Claus, but he is regarded as insane and taken to court. The story unfolds as a young lawyer stands up in his support to prove that he is the real thing. The emotional ending of the movie might leave you in some tears as well. George Seaton has directed this movie, and Natalie Wood (Susan Walker), Edmund Gwenn (Santa Claus), Maureen O’Hara (Doris Walker) and John Payne (Fred Gailey) have decorated it with their brilliant acting performances. This movie has received an IMDb rating of 7.9. You can watch this movie on Disney Plus.

The Christmas Chronicles

If you are looking to watch a Christmas movie with your family that also involves some adventures, then The Christmas Chronicles has to be on your list. This movie is the story of two siblings, Kate and Teddy Pierce, who have planned to capture Santa Claus on camera on Christmas Eve. However, the plan goes unexpectedly and leads to an adventurous journey that you will love to watch. You will love this movie if you are a fan of Kurt Russell as he plays the role of Santa Claus in this movie. Along with him, Judah Lewis (Teddy Pierce), Darby Camp (Kate Pierce), and Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Claire Pierce) are starring in this movie. The Christmas Chronicles is directed by Clay Kaytis and has received an IMDb rating of 7.1. You can stream this movie on Netflix.

White Christmas

White Christmas is another classical comedy that you will love to watch this holiday season. You will find a lot of music in this movie as it features the story of a successful song-and-dance team that joins two sisters to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There they learn about the Vermont inn of their former commanding general, which is not running well, and then team up with the girls to save the business. Michael Curtiz directs this movie. Vera-Ellen (Judy Haynes), Bing Crosby (Bob Wallace), Rosemary Clooney (Betty Haynes), and Danny Kaye (Phil Davis) are starring in this movie. White Christmas has received an IMDb rating of 7.6. This movie can be rented or purchased from digital movie stores, or you can also stream it on Amazon Prime Video.


Elf is a great watch for this holiday season for the comic elements it carries and the gripping story. It is the story of Buddy, who is raised amongst elves at the North Pole but is a human. After knowing that he is not an elf, Buddy leaves for New York to search for his biological father, and the rest of the story is going to keep you entertained till the end. Along with Will Ferrell (William “Buddy” Hobbs), Zooey Deschanel (Jovie), James Caan (Walter), and Bob Newhart (Papa Elf) are starring in this movie. The direction of Jon Favreau is praiseworthy in this movie. Elf has received an IMDb rating of 6.9. You can watch this movie on Starz.

Christmas movies are always fun to watch as they add a great deal of entertainment to the festive season. In this article, we have listed the best Christmas movies available on major streaming platforms. You can watch these movies on the mentioned streaming services and have a great time.

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